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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Carlito Carvalhosa at Galeria Nara Roesler to Haley Josephs at Jack Barrett

New York gallerists say landlord shut down their space to censor exhibition

A show at Brooklyn’s Haul Gallery by Peter Clough featuring explicit imagery provoked a visit from a man claiming to represent the building’s landlord

National Asian Pacific American Museum one step closer to reality as US House of Representatives approves bill

The measure, which was approved by the lower house of Congress unanimously, now heads to the Senate

Chippewa Abstract Expressionist artist George Morrison honoured with new set of US stamps

Morrison, whose work remained rooted in the landscape even as it evolved from figurative to quasi-Fauvist to Abstract Expressionist, was a pioneering figure in Native American modernism

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Deana Lawson at MoMA PS1 to Kyle Staver at Half Gallery

Crystal Bridges Museum partners with producers of White House Easter Egg Roll who are launching art and music festival

The new festival will open in September with a musical performance by the War on Drugs and a hot air balloon launch by Doug Aitken

Artists for the next Sharjah Biennial, initiated by late curator Okwui Enwezor, revealed

The biennial’s 2023 edition will feature more than 140 artists including Kader Attia, Hassan Hajjaj, Mona Hatoum, Lubaina Himid and Carrie Mae Weems

‘The egg is my weapon’: the Ukrainian-American artist collecting pysanky for Ukraine’s post-war rebirth

Sofika Zielyk, a scholar and pysanky artist, is gathering ornate eggs from across the world at the Ukrainian Institute of America with an eye to send them to Ukraine when the war ends

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Kathy Ruttenberg at Lyles & King to the treasures of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library

Imperial appointment: former Japanese princess lands job at the Metropolitan Museum

Mako Komuro, a former member of Japan’s imperial family, is reportedly volunteering her time to help with a forthcoming exhibition of hanging scroll paintings

Works rescued from dumpster lead to rediscovery of star artist of 1970s New York scene

Francis Hines was a well-known artist most famous for wrapping the Washington Square Park arch in fabric, but after he died in relative obscurity, in 2016, his work was nearly lost forever

Helen Frankenthaler Foundation gives $2.5m in emergency grants to protect at-risk heritage and artists in Ukraine and beyond

The foundation’s grants will be distributed through partnerships with PEN America and the World Monuments Fund

Review: Does the Whitney Biennial really reflect the world today?

Plus, the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories opens in Washington and Raphael's late self-portrait at London's National Gallery

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Walid Raad at Paula Cooper Gallery to Daniel Lie at the New Museum

The 2022 Whitney Biennial in five key themes

The latest iteration of the Whitney Museum's closely-watched exhibition is structured around a contrast between light and dark, but a few motifs provide alternate ways of navigating the massive show

New York University provost Katherine Fleming will be the Getty Trust’s next leader

Fleming succeeds the Getty’s longtime leader James Cuno, who is retiring this summer

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Robert Irwin at Pace to Barkley L. Hendricks at Jack Shainman

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The American Academy in Rome picks new director, the first woman of colour to lead the institution in its 128-year history

Aliza Wong, a professor and scholar who has written extensively about modern Italian history and culture, will take the reins in July

Italian court calls for restitution of ancient marble statue from Minneapolis Institute of Art

The two-metre-tall statue, which the museum acquired for $2.5m in 1986, was allegedly excavated illegally in the 1970s

Seven artists’ studios and environments added to ​​US National Trust for Historic Preservation programme

The new additions to the Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios reflect an effort to add greater diversity to the network of sites

Sackler name will be removed from British Museum galleries, rooms and endowments

The removals are the result of a mutual agreement between the museum and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation

From Christie’s to the United Arab Emi-Rex: record-smashing Tyrannosaurus fossil to be star of new Abu Dhabi museum

The massive ‘Stan’ skeleton is one of two major scientific discoveries destined for the Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island

Archaeologist calls for repatriation of Roman fresco in Getty collection that came from known antiquities traffickers

Research published by forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis suggests the brilliant fresco fragment may have been illegally excavated near Pompeii

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Hollis Sigler at Andrew Kreps to James Turrell’s ode to Ad Reinhardt at Pace

Laurie Cumbo, city council member who founded a museum in Brooklyn, tapped to lead New York’s cultural affairs department

New York mayor Eric Adams has allegedly selected Cumbo, founder of Brooklyn’s Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, to lead the largest municipal arts department in the US

Los Angeles’s Underground Museum abruptly closes as directors depart

The museum, founded by the late Noah Davis and his wife, the artist Karon Davis, announced the sudden closure in a statement that offered few specifics but alluded to inner turmoil

Joe Biden taps major supporters of the Guggenheim, Menil Collection and Dia Art Foundation for advisory committee on the arts

The committee, established in 1958, advises the president on pressing issues in the arts and how federal policies can help shape them

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European institutions pull loans from Moscow exhibition about the history of duels

Museums in the UK, France, Austria and Spain recalled their works, effectively postponing the Moscow Kremlin Museums exhibition indefinitely

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Michael Heizer at Gagosian to Frédéric Bruly Bouabré at the Museum of Modern Art

As Omicron wave recedes, US museums drop vaccine and mask requirements

With Covid-19 cases down sharply from January’s peak, art institutions from the Smithsonian to the Seattle Art Museum are no longer requiring visitors to mask up